12.07.2021
Trapped in a Populist Imagination: Slovenia under Janša

Prime Minister Janez Janša is locked in a war with imagined enemies, fuelled by conspiracies and a distorted view of history.

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02.07.2021
Mirroring Bias: Online Hate Speech and Polarisation

Torrential online abuse is reproducing structural inequalities and weakening democracy.

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26.05.2021
Never Far: Populism as the Shadow of Democracy

It is time to let go of the assumption that democracy always leads to progressive outcomes.

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26.05.2021
Backs Against the Wall: Bringing the Fight Back

Ece Temelkuran warns of the signs of creeping authoritarianism.

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09.04.2021
How Portugal Went From Far-Right Immunity to Fertile Ground for Populists

Until 2019, Portugal seemed unaffected by the right-wing populism on the rise elsewhere in Europe.

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30.11.2020
How Orbán Exploited a Pandemic

The Hungarian government has attempted to exploit the pandemic for its own ends – at great cost to the population.

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30.11.2020
The Mask Slips: Rights Under Attack in Poland

From attacking social partners to women’s rights, Covid-19 has been a catalyst for Law and Justice’s autocratic tendencies.

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30.11.2020
Three Responses to the Crisis

While the pandemic has exposed different systems of governance, it offers compelling reasons to revive the welfare state.

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11.09.2020
Nature Through the Lenses of a Fossil-Soaked Far Right

Reflections from a landmark conference at Lund University which examined the political ecology of the far right, and why progressives must be awake to this.

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11.09.2020
Rally Around the Flag? The Far-Right Response to Covid-19

AfD, the Lega and the Swedish Democrats have all struggled to find a message amid the pandemic. However, things might be changing.

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